244 years strong: How the Army went from rough rebellion to finely tuned war machine


On June 14th the oldest branch of the U.S. Military turns 244, sparking rather subdued celebrations around the globe. America’s first fighting force, the U.S. Army has humble beginnings- despite this, the branch is now recognized as the most... Read more

President Trump shows off plans for a more “patriotic” redesign for Air Force One


The Palm Beach Post The Palm Beach Post, Fla.(TNS) President Donald Trump said he’s... Read more

Dept. of Defense strikes record $34 billion deal for new F-35s


A new lot of F-35s have been ordered for the Air Force and it’s... Read more

Climate change forcing the Navy north to defend the Arctic ocean


As the landscape of the Arctic circle changes, the U.S. Navy is adapting its... Read more

Decorated “Captain Marvel” Air Force pilot removed from DOD job


Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes The Air Force’s highest ranking female fighter pilot was... Read more
244 years strong: How the Army went from rough rebellion to finely tuned war machine
On June 14th the oldest branch of the U.S. Military turns 244, sparking rather subdued celebrations around the globe....
U.S. blaming Iran for oil tanker attack, weighing all options in response

U.S. blaming Iran for oil tanker attack, weighing all options in response

By Tracy Wilkinson, David S. Cloud and Nabih Bulos Los Angeles Times Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait...
Caring and respecting “Old Glory” on Flag Day

Caring and respecting “Old Glory” on Flag Day

Lilly St Angelo Kokomo Tribune, Ind. The Continental Congress first established the design of the American flag 242 years...

Rural living vets more likely to be prescribed opioids by the VA than city living counterpart

Rural living vets more likely to be prescribed opioids by the VA than city living counterpart

Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes Rural veterans are given almost a third more opioids than urban vets, according to...

Report: Military ignoring climate change effects when picking out base locations

Report: Military ignoring climate change effects when picking out base locations

Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes After several bases suffered devastating effects from extreme weather last year, a government...

President Trump shows off plans for a more “patriotic” redesign for Air Force One

President Trump shows off plans for a more “patriotic” redesign for Air Force One

The Palm Beach Post The Palm Beach Post, Fla.(TNS) President Donald Trump said he’s going to give Air Force...

Dept. of Defense strikes record $34 billion deal for new F-35s

Dept. of Defense strikes record $34 billion deal for new F-35s

A new lot of F-35s have been ordered for the Air Force and it’s thanks to a record $34...

Climate change forcing the Navy north to defend the Arctic ocean

Climate change forcing the Navy north to defend the Arctic ocean

As the landscape of the Arctic circle changes, the U.S. Navy is adapting its force projection capabilities to the...

Army upping single soldier European & Japanese tours from two to three years

Army upping single soldier European & Japanese tours from two to three years

John Vandiver Stars and Stripes Single-soldier tours in Europe and Japan will increase from two to three years in...

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman, U.S. sending destroyer to assist

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman, U.S. sending destroyer to assist

By Dpa Correspondents dpA Two tankers were damaged on Thursday in what their operating companies said were attacks targeting...

AFRICOM commander says progress is being made in Somalia

AFRICOM commander says progress is being made in Somalia

Chad Garland Stars and Stripes Continued success by the American-backed military campaign in Somalia could set the stage for...

Trump says as many as 2,000 troops could be sent to Poland, would increase tensions with Russia

Trump says as many as 2,000 troops could be sent to Poland, would increase tensions with Russia

By David S. Cloud Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump said Wednesday that as many as 2,000 additional troops...

Army announces Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston as 16th sergeant major

Army announces Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston as 16th sergeant major

Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Grinston, who has been in the service for more...

Decorated “Captain Marvel” Air Force pilot removed from DOD job

Decorated “Captain Marvel” Air Force pilot removed from DOD job

Corey Dickstein Stars and Stripes The Air Force’s highest ranking female fighter pilot was removed from her job leading...

NATO membership talks stall with Iceland as country thinks about leaving

NATO membership talks stall with Iceland as country thinks about leaving

John Vandiver Stars and Stripes NATO’s top official in Iceland on Tuesday downplayed worries about a potential rift with...

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